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A Duckmaster Reflects

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A Duckmaster Reflects

A Duckmaster Reflects

A Duckmaster Reflects

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Silas Harris, the current duckmaster at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, is retiring. Harris has escorted the hotel's famous ducks across the lobby on their daily march for 22 years, and is an important part of the hotel's search for a replacement. The duckmaster has to be articulate, patient, and good with reporters, hotel guests, and most especially, ducks. Hear NPR's Scott Simon.